Last time out in Europe we had a bad night, so this was one of them clichéd ‘must win’ games. As it turns out, we didn’t just win it, we did so emphatically with a few more positives for Jose Mourinho to tuck under his belt as the work he’s put in (and the stick [...]
Venue: Amsterdam Arena Date: Wednesday, 15 May Kick-off: 19:45 GMT Here we are then, not quite last year’s European final but a European final nonetheless and we won’t turn our noses up at the prospect of adding a bit more silverware to our ever-growing cabinet. We’ve done the important business in securing a Champions [...]
Venue: St-Jakob Park Date: Thursday 25 April Kick-off: 20:05 BST In stark contrast to the dizzy heights of the semi final we were in last season, this time it’s not Barcelona in the Champions League, but Basel in the Europa League – what is the same though, is that again, we’re the last Premier League [...]
Bizarre really that one of Chelsea’s worst years should also be the year in which we achieved the unimaginable but that’s how it stands. From the frustration of yet another manager’s sacking following some pretty dire form that saw us slip out of the top four to the hope of resurgence with the interim appointment [...]
Venue: Stamford Bridge Date: Weds 5th December Kick-off: 19.45 GMT We might be the Champions of Europe but if we don’t get a win at home to Nordsjaelland tonight, we’ll be the first Champions of Europe to go out at the group stages! Mind you, we need more than just a win because we [...]
Venue: Juventus Stadium Date: Tuesday 20 November Kick-off: 19:45 GMT Here we go again then, just a couple of days to get over the defeat to West Brom in the league and it’s back to the Champions League and a must-win game away at Juventus. No pressure then!
Venue: Stamford Bridge Date: 7th November 2012 Kick-off: 19.45 GMT So, a couple of results we could have done without have left us sitting second in the Premier League but tonight it’s second place in the group stages of the Champions League we need to address in our return match with Shakhtar.
Few thought Chelsea would reach the 2012 Champions League Final. Even fewer thought they would make a serious claim for the title once there. Exactly how improbable was Chelsea’s run to European glory last season? Well let’s take a look at how the bookmaker’s saw Chelsea’s chances as the Champions League 2011/2012 edition evolved.
Given Chelsea’s Champions League heroics last season and the amount of money spent on the playing squad by Roman Abramovich, the Stamford Bridge outfit are one of the most prominent and well-known teams and brands in world football, with luxury cars, high end electronics and energy drinks all part of the Chelsea sponsors stable. As [...]